Philip K. Dick Conference 2016 at CSUF

Philip K Dick event at Cal State Fullerton

The Philip K. Dick Conference 2016 runs from April 29-30 on the California State University, Fullerton campus, where Dick’s papers are deposited in the CSUF Library’s Special Collections.

The conference theme is “Philip K. Dick, Here and Now”, exploring his influence on sf and film.

There will be talks by Dr. Ursula Heise and Jonathan Lethem, and Recollections of and reflections on PKD by Tim Powers and James Blaylock, two sf authors and alums of CSUF.

Some of the conference schedule highlights are:

FRIDAY, APRIL 29               (Rooms in Titan Student Union unless stated otherwise)


Titan Student Union event                                                                     Gabrielino  

Curios and Artifacts–come talk about…                                                                                                      

  • Philip K. Dick’s original record collection, with musicologist Sean Nye

Library Panel                                                                                        Pollak Library North 130 

Philip K. Dick at CSUF, Discussion and Q and A

  • James Blaylock, Tim Powers
  • Moderators: Nicole Vandever, Paige Patterson, and Jasmine Romero


TSU Event                                                                                   TSU Theater  

On Steampunk, movie premiere, a film interview with Tim Powers

  • Moderator: Susan Geers

Library Panel                                                                                  Pollak Library North 130

Philip K. Dick from Marin County to Orange County, Discussion

  • Grania Davis, Tessa Dick, William Sarill
  • Moderator: Ted Hand


Keynote Talk                                                                                     Pollak Library North 130

Jonathan Lethem, The Philip K. Dick Society: A Preliminary Archeology


Library Panel                                                                                    Pollak Library North 130

Philip K. Dick, Here and Now

  • Howard Hendrix, Gregg Rickman, Jacob Weisman


TSU Event                                                                                          TSU Theater

Philip K. Dick Goes to the Movies, Discussion and Q and A

  • Daniel Gilbertson, Gary Westfahl, Paul Sammon


Library Panel                                                                                       Pollak Library North 130

Philip K. Dick in the Future

  • Greg Benford, Bruce McAllister, Maer Wilson
  • Moderator: David Kelman


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